The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 37 54 49
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Contract jobs citing Billing 98 77 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.98% 3.04% 3.06%
As % of the General category 9.51% 6.08% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 25 35
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£375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £164 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £480 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £373 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.35% -6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £115.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £40.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-70.18% +143.93%
Billing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1031 1267 1532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 41.88% 49.98% 50.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 501 448
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 20
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.70% -8.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £85.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region.

Billing Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Billing Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region.

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Billing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +1 15 £458 +14.37% 2
Newbury +10 13 £406 -12.16%
Bracknell +10 11 £350 -20.00% 1
Maidenhead +4 10 £235 - 1
Slough +6 7 £350 - 1
Wokingham - - - -
Ascot - - - -
Billing
South East

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Billing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Billing.

1 105 (66.46%) Telecoms
2 49 (31.01%) CRM
3 39 (24.68%) Finance
4 36 (22.78%) Project Management
5 26 (16.46%) Degree
6 21 (13.29%) Computer Science
7 18 (11.39%) Migration
8 17 (10.76%) 3G
8 17 (10.76%) Internet
9 16 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (9.49%) Data Migration
10 15 (9.49%) Oracle
10 15 (9.49%) Broadband
11 14 (8.86%) CSG Singleview
11 14 (8.86%) Retail
12 13 (8.23%) Marketing
13 12 (7.59%) General Ledger
13 12 (7.59%) UNIX
14 11 (6.96%) MS Excel
14 11 (6.96%) SQL
14 11 (6.96%) Use Case
15 10 (6.33%) LTE
16 9 (5.70%) Test Scripting
16 9 (5.70%) Enterprise Architecture
16 9 (5.70%) SAP
16 9 (5.70%) ITIL
16 9 (5.70%) Business Intelligence
16 9 (5.70%) Cisco
16 9 (5.70%) TestDirector
17 8 (5.06%) Data Warehouse

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Billing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Billing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.90%) IIS
1 3 (1.90%) Lync
2 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.63%) Apache
3 1 (0.63%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 11 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.06%) MS Office
3 4 (2.53%) MS Project
4 2 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (8.86%) CSG Singleview
2 4 (2.53%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 4 (2.53%) JDE OneWorld
2 4 (2.53%) Oracle BRM
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.63%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.76%) 3G
1 17 (10.76%) Internet
2 15 (9.49%) Broadband
3 10 (6.33%) LTE
4 8 (5.06%) MVNO
4 8 (5.06%) 4G
5 6 (3.80%) Firewall
6 5 (3.16%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (1.90%) SIGTRAN
7 3 (1.90%) GPRS
7 3 (1.90%) GSM
7 3 (1.90%) SMS
7 3 (1.90%) FTP
7 3 (1.90%) INAP
7 3 (1.90%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.27%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.27%) 2G
8 2 (1.27%) MPLS
8 2 (1.27%) ISUP
8 2 (1.27%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.80%) MS Access
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (5.70%) TestDirector
2 3 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.63%) Selenium
3 1 (0.63%) WinRunner
3 1 (0.63%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 105 (66.46%) Telecoms
2 39 (24.68%) Finance
3 14 (8.86%) Retail
4 13 (8.23%) Marketing
5 12 (7.59%) General Ledger
6 6 (3.80%) Legal
7 3 (1.90%) Back Office
8 2 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.27%) Advertising
9 1 (0.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (22.78%) Analyst
2 34 (21.52%) Architect
3 27 (17.09%) Solutions Architect
4 24 (15.19%) Project Manager
5 15 (9.49%) Designer
6 14 (8.86%) Business Analyst
7 12 (7.59%) Senior Architect
7 12 (7.59%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 12 (7.59%) BSS Architect
8 9 (5.70%) Test Analyst
9 8 (5.06%) Solutions Designer
9 8 (5.06%) Telecoms Project Manager
10 7 (4.43%) Systems Analyst
10 7 (4.43%) Consultant
11 5 (3.16%) Test Engineer
11 5 (3.16%) Test Consultant
11 5 (3.16%) Test Manager
11 5 (3.16%) Developer
12 4 (2.53%) Programme Manager
13 3 (1.90%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.63%) CodeIgniter
1 1 (0.63%) jQuery
1 1 (0.63%) Ajax
1 1 (0.63%) HTML
1 1 (0.63%) CSS
1 1 (0.63%) SOAP
1 1 (0.63%) ODBC
1 1 (0.63%) Middleware
1 1 (0.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.29%) Computer Science
2 4 (2.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.27%) IVR
4 1 (0.63%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.63%) FMCG
4 1 (0.63%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.63%) Social Media
4 1 (0.63%) STB
4 1 (0.63%) e-Health
4 1 (0.63%) IPTV
4 1 (0.63%) Handset
4 1 (0.63%) NHS
4 1 (0.63%) W3C
4 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.59%) UNIX
2 3 (1.90%) Windows
3 1 (0.63%) HPUX
3 1 (0.63%) Solaris
3 1 (0.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (31.01%) CRM
2 36 (22.78%) Project Management
3 18 (11.39%) Migration
4 16 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (9.49%) Data Migration
6 11 (6.96%) Use Case
7 9 (5.70%) Test Scripting
7 9 (5.70%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (5.70%) ITIL
7 9 (5.70%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (5.06%) Data Analysis
8 8 (5.06%) Validation
9 7 (4.43%) Test Strategy
9 7 (4.43%) Business Analysis
9 7 (4.43%) PRINCE2
10 5 (3.16%) Test Management
10 5 (3.16%) Software Testing
10 5 (3.16%) Logistics
10 5 (3.16%) SOA
10 5 (3.16%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.96%) SQL
2 4 (2.53%) PL/SQL
3 3 (1.90%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.27%) Perl
5 1 (0.63%) PHP5
5 1 (0.63%) PHP
5 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (16.46%) Degree
2 8 (5.06%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.43%) ISEB
4 6 (3.80%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.90%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.27%) CCNA
7 2 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.63%) Siebel Certification
8 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.63%) PMP
8 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.63%) CIMA
8 1 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.16%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (5.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (9.49%) Oracle
2 9 (5.70%) SAP
2 9 (5.70%) Cisco
3 7 (4.43%) PeopleSoft
3 7 (4.43%) HP
3 7 (4.43%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.80%) Siebel
5 5 (3.16%) Amdocs
6 3 (1.90%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.27%) Juniper
7 2 (1.27%) Remedy
7 2 (1.27%) SGI
7 2 (1.27%) Teradata
8 1 (0.63%) Unica
8 1 (0.63%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.63%) ATG
8 1 (0.63%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.63%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.63%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
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